Advent Giving

By pastoralcentre| December 9th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blog|

During Advent, the parish collects food items as well as cleaning and hygiene products for distribution to the poor. Food items should be appropriate for long-term storage without refrigeration: dried pasta, rice or other grains; dried soup mixes, beans or legumes; tinned meat, vegetables or fruit; juices in bottles or vacuum packs; dried breakfast food; tea, [...]

Advent is near!

By pastoralcentre| November 20th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blog|

Advent means ‘coming,’ not ‘arrival.’ It’s a time of joyous anticipation of the birth of our Lord Jesus. While we all need to prepare for Christmas celebrations in one way or another, Catholics do not have parties, sing carols, or celebrate Christmas before the day arrives: midnight December 24th/25th. We’ve prepared some pages to help you [...]

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November Announcements

By pastoralcentre| October 27th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blog|

We begin November with a Holy Day of Obligation: All Saints’ Day. Our English Mass will be at 4PM. If you’re travelling on All Saints’ Day, be sure to plan ahead so that you know where and when you can go to Mass. Missing Mass on a Holy Day of Obligation is a serious sin – [...]

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Confirmation Preparation for Adults

By pastoralcentre| October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blog, Uncategorized|

The Pastoral Centre is organizing a course for adult English-speakers who have not yet had the Sacrament of Confirmation. The course will be held during the week, in the evenings, for the convenience of working people. It will be conducted in English by a native-speaker. The course should last 12-15 weeks, depending on the pace of [...]

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Call to Prayer! October, 2018

By pastoralcentre| September 30th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blog|

Pope Francis is asking all the faithful to pray the Rosary every day in the Marian month of October, to ask for protection against the evils that are besetting the Church in our times. The Holy Father encourages everyone to end their daily Rosary with two prayers: Sub Tuum Praesidium We fly to Thy protection, O [...]

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40 Days for Life Campaign Begins 26 September

By pastoralcentre| September 30th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Blog|

The autumn 40 Days for Life campaign in 2018 begins September 26 and will end November 4. You can help save lives by praying and fasting in support of 40 Days for Life volunteers who will be standing in prayerful vigil outside of abortion clinics in countries all over the world. God has provided many blessings [...]

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